From left, Jayden Smith, of Northwood; Zion Salu, of Meridian; Kesahwn Douglas, of Meeker; Mikal Terry of Cedar Heights; and Marquiz Presley, of Mill Creek, run the boys 70-meter hurdles. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

Cedar Heights girls, Northwood boys win middle school track titles | PHOTOS

  • Wed Jun 14th, 2017 5:23pm
  • Sports

Seventh- and eighth-graders from the Kent and Tahoma school districts competed in track and field events at the conference championship meet June 6-7 at French Field.

• Cedar Heights Middle School won the meet for the girls, and Northwood Middle took the title for the boys.

• Tahoma Blue’s Adaji Osaro-igwe won the girls 100 meters (12.63 seconds) and 200 (26.39).

• Faith Martinez, from Tahoma Gold, took first in the 800 (2:26.11) and 1,600 (5:23.17).

• Mill Creek’s Makayla McIntosh was a double-winner in the 75- and 200-meter hurdles (12.25 and 31.68, respectively).

• For the boys, Meridian’s Karandeep Dhillon won the 100 (11.82) and 200 (24.53).

• Tahoma Blue’s Carson Howard took first in the 70- and 200-meter hurdles (10.85 and 27.05, respectively).

• The Northwood boys won the 4×100 and 4×200 relays.


Cedar Heights’ Kelsey Ballard runs the 800 meters. She took 11th in the event and fisnished in fifth in the 1,600. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

From left, Cedar Heights’ Kadija Konneh and Morgan Fong and Meeker’s Mariana Reams round the curve in the girls 200 meters. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

A runner from Mill Creek takes off with the baton durign the boys 4x200 meter relay. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

Natasha Verhelst, of Tahoma Blue, soars over a hurdle, as Northwood’s Catherine Garcia and Meridian’s Kianna Valdez approach a hurdle. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

Northwood’s Aiden Schlecht, right, and Tahoma Blue’s Chase Benson run the boys 800 meters. Schlecht won the 800 and Benson took first in the 1,600. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

From left, Blake Peterson, Cedar Heights; Benjamin Wellington, Northwood; Sean Hicks, Mattson; Phillip Roush, Meridian; and Christopher Wagner, Tahoma Blue, round the curve in the boys 200 meters. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter

Mattson’s Andrew Espinoza, left, and Meeker’s Keshawn Douglas jump hurdles in the boys 200-meter hurdles. HEIDI SANDERS, Kent Reporter